Moslem Festival (1926)

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    Topical Budget, the great British newsreel that ran from 1911-31, here shows a muslim festival at Woking Mosque, Surrey from over 80 years ago. After the Muezzin has lead the call (adhan) to prayer we pan along the rows of worshippers, who then pray as non-muslims observe the ceremony. An Indian prince can be seen in the crowd listening to the proceeding sermon. Woking Mosque was built in 1889 and is currently a Grade II listed building. (Alex Davidson) For more information on the Topical Budget newsreels, visit All titles on the BFI Films channel are preserved in the vast collections of the BFI National Archive. To find out more about the Archive visit
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    BFI (Youtube)
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    What does this mean? Standard Youtube License
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    Resource type: Video
    Last modified: 9 years, 6 months ago
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